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(Botanical Illustration, Medicine), Barton, William P.C., Presentation Copy

Auction:
2433
Lot:
151A
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

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(Botanical Illustration, Medicine), Barton, William P.C., Presentation Copy, Vegetable Materia Medica of the United States; or Medical Botany, Philadelphia: Matthew Carey & Son, 1817, first edition, two volumes, original boards, with forty-nine hand-colored engravings and inscribed "To Commodore Bainbridge with the respects of the author, April 4, 1822," 4to, (wear to bindings, some minor offset and spotting).
Estimate $6,000-8,000

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United States, Bainbridge, Matthew Carey, Commodore , Philadelphia, Bookbinding, Botany, Pharmacology

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